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End Trimester quiz- psyc101- part 4- Memory
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Alicia cannot remember the events immediately preceding her car accident in which she suffered multiple head injuries. This is an example of:
Because of _____ memory, it does seem to be true that once you learn to ride a bike you never forget.
The subsystem of declarative memory that contains memories of particular events is:
Ebbinghaus' forgetting curve reveals that:
a vast amount of information is lost in a short period of time
play a reconstructive role in memory
In a study on context cues, people learned words while on land or underwater. In a later test of recall, those with the best memory performance had:
learned the words and been tested on them in the same context.
Increasing the number of ways you encode information:
significantly improves retrieval.
Short-term memory is:
brief; limited in capacity; quickly accessed.
Memory expressed in behaviour that does not require conscious recollection is:
Multiple-choice tests, such as this, often involve which type of retrieval from LTM?
Procedural memory refers to:
Prospective memory is memory for:
remembering to pick up the kids later on this afternoon.
The encoding specificity principle implies that:
retrieval is easier if the encoding and retrieval environments are similar.
Because memory is both functional and reconstructive:
it is subject to errors and biases.
In a study involving the Bahrick family trying to learn 300 foreign language vocabulary words, the best way to learn the information was found to be:
to spread the study sessions across longer intervals.
What is the normal range of information people can hold in short-term memory?
Five to nine items
When a list of words is presented to participants, they tend to remember those at the beginning and at the end of the list more easily than those in the middle, because of:
the serial position effect.
Which of the following is an important way to maintain information in short-term memory?
Working memory refers to the:
temporary storage and processing of information that can be used to solve problems, respond to environmental demands, or achieve goals.
You learned to drive on the left-hand side of the road in Australia. You are now living in America, where they drive on the right-hand side of the road. When you are driving, old driving habits resume whenever your concentration is broken. What is interfering with you learning to drive in America?
Which of the below does NOT describe how our understanding of the standard model has evolved?
It underemphasises memory for relatively neutral facts and overemphasises other forms of remembering such as learning skills.
In terms of neuropsychology, working memory appears to be 'directed' by the ______, a region of the brain believed to be involved in high-level cognitive functions
What is believed to be the role of the episodic buffer in working memory?
To integrate, temporarily hold, and time-order visual and auditory information.
Remembering to drop the car off to get a service tomorrow morning is an example of:
Which of the following statements is NOT true of semantic memory?
It consists of memories of events.
Schemas play an important role in helping to process new information and enter it into memory. Schemas can also result in processing and retrieval errors. Which of the following errors could be attributable to schemas?
Leading people to misclassify information.
Causing people to believe they have seen information that really was not present.
Causing people to fail to notice information that might be important.
all of the options listed
The process whereby one node triggers the activation of closely related nodes is known as:
spreading activation theory.
The encoding specificity principle states that:
ease of retrieval depends on the match between the way information is encoded and later retrieved.
_______ refers to the process of explicitly instructing yourself to forget. ('Oops, forget that. That's the wrong address. The right address is ...'
Cognitive psychologists distinguish between two kinds of interference when explaining memory failure:
proactive and retroactive.
Which of the following statements are true of flashbulb memories?
Each of the statements are true regarding flashbulb memories.
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